Kewanee District 229 News

Coach Lewis tweeted: "We had 23 teams and close to 100 hole sponsors! Thanks for always supporting our athletes in a BIG way Kewanee!! Good to see these guys at our pla...

The second and third grade summer school students took a tour of the Research and Robotics building at Martin Engineering on Tuesday June 19th. Students learned about the produc...

T. Getz (7th Grade) placed 3rd in the 800M at the IESA State Tournament in Peoria on May 19th breaking his own personal record by 6 seconds and the school record by 2 seconds.&n...

The students at Belle Alexander have been learning about different jobs and careers during their social-emotional learning (SEL) lessons this month. To have some fun and he...

Alley Hulslander, Resource Conservationist, from the Henry County Soil and Water Conservation District presents a new bicycle to Irving poster contest winner!

L Meyer, Neponset Grade School 7th grade student, qualified for State Track in the high jump. She will compete this Friday, May 11th in East Peoria. She is coached by ...

Second grade students participated in camp "9-1-1" in cooperation with the police department. All second grade students receive a t-shirt and book bag reminding them o...

Irving second grade students had the opportunity to visit the petting zoo held at KHS by the FFA. They learned about a variety of farm animals, were able to pet many of them inc...

Ms. Mathew’s Third Grade class has had “mystery” readers come to read to the class on Thursdays. Today, their mystery reader was Mr. Steve Looney, Kewanee&rsqu...

Third Graders at Irving celebrated Earth Day. Students made an Earth Day bracelet, ate "dirt and worms", and decorated brown bags from Save a Lot and Aldi's to rem...

23 students were inducted into the Kewanee High School National Honor Society on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 in Good’s Gymnasium, with a dinner held in their honor from...

Coach Atwell's Monthly Athletic Reports

In 1973, when Kewanee Hog Days was celebrating its 20th year, the committee at that time felt the need for some type of theme or tagline in honor of the occasion. "Thre...

Foods Class students at Kewanee High School participated in a week-long course administered by Dorothy David of the Henry County Health Department. 39 students passed the exam a...

The third graders at Irving held a March Madness Contig tournament. Each class had a tournament to determine the class winner that would advance to the Championship bracket. The...

Neponset Grade School students receive trophies for outstanding performance on PARCC Testing in 2017.

​Irving 2nd Grade students celebrated Dental Health Month with a lesson by the School Nurse, Mrs. Pickering, and School Counselor, Miss Mikenas.  During this lesson, studen...

The "Cat in the Hat" visited Rachelle Price's kindergarten "Monkey Room" on Monday, February 26th to kick off Seuss Week in honor of Dr. Seuss&...

Irving students presented their papers at the Community Black History Extravaganza. The third grade had studied and written papers on famous black people. Some then volunteered ...

Pictured are students from Leticia Martinez's Kindergarten class with their Valentine bags and goodies!

The Neponset Grade School Girl's Basketball team placed 4th Thursday night in the BVEC Conference Tournament. This is the first time since 2009 that the Neponset G...

She's taking that impact one step further, with cooking. Baney said she noticed a need among the students where many kids didn't have time to eat after school or befo...

Irving third graders hosted a community open voting period on Wednesday, February 14th for Valentines Day. Students and community members voted for their favorite Vale...

Groundhog Day Research

February 13, 2018

Mrs. Hodge's Belle Kindergarten students learn to research about Groundhog's Day on new Google Chromebooks.

All of the Kindergarten classes dressed up as 100 year olds for the 100th Day of Kindergarten.  Several classes made portraits of themselves as to what they thought they wo...